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Rescue operation provides assistance to man collected from sea

December 28, 2018 at 9:26am

The Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) has provided assistance to a man who was collected from the sea by an American cargo ship.

According to a press release by the Defence Ministry, at 1645 local time JRCC received an emergency call by the Captain of the ship «SAFMARINE NIMBA», that a man, who was collected from the sea, near Cape Greco, on southeastern part of the island, had to be transferred to a hospital.

JRCC sent a helicopter with a nurse to collect the man who was then transferred to Larnaka General Hospital .

The operation took place under severe weather conditions.

(Cyprus News Agency)